[mythtv-users] IDE or CF

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 13:03:15 UTC 2008

On Jan 22, 2008 11:14 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 01/22/2008 04:01 PM, John Drescher wrote:
> > The most important thing here is that the CF card has wear leveling
> > built in or you use a file system that supports that. If you get a
> > large enough CF drive and have wear leveling it should take quite some
> > time to wear it out considering how slow the CF writes data and that
> > each cell can take 100,000 (or more) writes before failure.
> I thought most flash memory today could handle 1,000,000 cycles?
You are correct but the problem is that there are some lower rated
chips still around so it is important to check.


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